Re: Live CD display issues
TNT2 - use 'nv' driver - the proprietary ones just won't work.
Voodoo - ????
If all else fails use vesa driver for both.
Try manually configuring xorg.conf:
From root terminal:
then follow the instructions it gives you
On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 12:13:26 dave boland wrote:
> I have spent a frustrating afternoon trying to get Ubuntu, Fedora, and
> now the latest Debian livecd to run on a few computers. I need some
> help here. The vitals are:
> * Computer 1: CPU 233 MHz P-II, 384 MB RAM, 10 GB disk, Voodo 3dfx
> * Computer 2: CPU 1.8 GHz Athlon, 2 GB RAM, 80 GB disk, NVIDA RIVA TNT2
> In both cases things proceed well until X is started. The screens go
> black, but eventually the audio sound is heard that indicates the
> everything is loaded and ready to go. In both cases I tried both the
> normal livecd and the safe mode -- same results in both cases.
> Any cheat codes that may help? Other suggestions (be nice!)?
> dave boland
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